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Premier League hires Discovery's Susanna Dinnage as CEO

Nov. 13, 2018 12:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive on Tuesday, making her the most powerful female executive in global sports. Dinnage will leave her role as global president of Discovery's Animal Planet brand early next year to succeed Richard...

CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

Nov. 13, 2018 11:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN sued the Trump administration Tuesday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's credentials to cover the White House be returned because their revocation violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House...

UK police make arrest in hunt for 'Friends' lookalike thief

Nov. 13, 2018 9:44 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show "Friends." Facebook users noticed the similarity when police posted surveillance-camera footage last month of...

Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

Nov. 12, 2018 8:39 PM EST

New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will host "Million Dollar Mile," a 10-episode high-stakes physical competition show on CBS. Contestants will have a chance to win $1 million every time they run the Million Dollar Mile. In...

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Nov. 12, 2018 7:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai...

'This Is Us' season will answer war mysteries, creator says

Nov. 12, 2018 3:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia was between scenes on the set in Vietnam, the setting for a critical flashback story about his character Jack's wartime tragedy. Then modern-day reality merged with TV fiction about a decades-old conflict. "I'm there in full battle dress, my rifle...

Red Sox TV analyst Remy tweets he is "cancer free"

Nov. 11, 2018 11:31 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox television analyst Jerry Remy says he is "cancer-free" after his latest round of treatment. The 66-year-old former Red Sox second baseman has battled cancer on and off for the past decade. He took a leave of absence from NESN broadcasts following his most recent diagnosis in...

On SNL, Pete Davidson says sorry to wounded vet he mocked

Nov. 11, 2018 11:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson has apologized for mocking the appearance of a veteran who lost an eye in Afghanistan. He says Lt. Com. Dan Crenshaw, now a congressman-elect from Texas, "deserves all the respect in the world." On SNL's "Weekend Update" segment , Davidson was...

NFL television ratings see increase for most packages

Nov. 9, 2018 6:42 PM EST

After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league's television partners have shown increases after the first nine weeks of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. "I'm glad the league...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 9, 2018 5:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y.; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; former Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sen. Cory Gardner,...